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Hawaii Real Estate Blog

Questions and Answers

Will you be my friend if I give you $20,000?

My friend is an agent, should I use them? Buying or selling a home, are your thinking you will have to use your friend? Some will enlist the help of a friend or relative who happens to work in real estate, but experts caution that hiring a friend as your real estate agent could...

Sell Your Home Without an Open House

The Open House The benefit of an open house is much less clear than most people realize. In fact, there can be downsides to open houses, downsides that really outweigh the benefits. The open house is unique in real estate sales. Lots of real estate agents conduct open houses, and many home sellers expect an...

Top 10 Reasons to Have a Home Surveyed Before Buying

Most people seek out the expertise of a professional surveyor to settle common property description issues before they become problems. And in addition to a professional survey, many people seek other specific certifications such as an environmental certification, a zoning opinion letter, or a flood plain classification from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development....

What is Title Insurance?

What is Title Insurance? What is escrow? Escrow refers to the process in which the funds of a transaction (such as the sale of a house) are held by a third party, often the title company or an attorney in the case of real estate, pending the fulfillment of the transaction. What is a...

Beginner’s Guide to Flipping Houses For Profit in Hawaii

Beginner’s Guide to Flipping Houses For Profit in Hawaii OK, let’s get to the basics.If you are just getting into flipping houses for profit, there’s much to learn, no doubt. You can’t learn how to do it a single weekend course, you can’t learn how to do it by reading one article on a...

Hybrid real estate brokerage in Hawaii expands its presence

Hybrid real estate brokerage in Hawaii expands its presence New Broker-in-Charge appointed by the Hawaii Real Estate Team Maui, HI (Dec. 7, 2016) Hawaii Real Estate Team and the United States Real Estate Corporation today announced that Benjamin Tabios R(B), a top producer and team leader in Hawaii real estate, has been appointed as...

Moving Checklist

MOVING CHECKLIST There are so many details to handle as you prepare for a move. It can seem like a daunting task. This checklist will help you manage the process and not forget anything. The Important Stuff Call utility companies (electric, gas, water, cable) to cancel your current services and sign up for services...

The Home Inspection

The Home Inspection Sound Home Inspection Advice When purchasing a home one of the most important steps for a buyer is doing a complete evaluation of the property. This typically means hiring a professional home inspector. The home inspectors job is to point out any defects with the property but especially those that would a...

Can I Build A Home On Conservation Zoned Land?

BUILDING A HOME IN A CONSERVATION DISTRICT: YES OR NO? Except for land that is also in the Special Management Area (SMA)…the Conservation District is solely under State jurisdiction. The Conservation District is further divided into four main subzones: Protective, Limited, Resource, and General. In terms of uses, the strictest is the Protective; the...

The Secret About Open Houses: They’re Not About Selling Houses

What is the true purpose of an open house? If you said, “To sell my house,” then guess again. The real answer is not what you think—and the truth is one of the best-kept secrets in the real estate business. Changes in technology have played the largest role in revolutionizing the way buyers find their new...